Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04941 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Galactia wrightii A. Gray
Common name   Wright's milkpea
R. Van Buren   239  
   with J.G. Cooper
Coll. Date 28 March 1993 
United States
Locality Superstition Mountains, E of Canyon Lake.
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 33° 32'  N, 111° 20'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Galactia wrightii Gray

Common Name(s): Wright milkpea, Wright's milkpea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26704, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Galactia
                                        Species: Galactia wrightii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04941s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04916 Hedeoma drummondii      "Drummond's false pennyroyal" same section
04942 Penstemon pseudospectabilis      "desert beardtongue" same section
04943 Verbena gooddingii     same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fish Creek Vista (Locale) Maricopa County, AZ 1.1 mi. E 2982  Horse Mesa Dam 
Mescal Pit Spring (Spring) Maricopa County, AZ 1.4 mi. SE 2959  Horse Mesa Dam 
Coronado Mesa (historical) (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 1.6 mi. N 3199  Horse Mesa Dam 
Coronado Mesa (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 1.6 mi. N 3199  Horse Mesa Dam 
Fish Creek (historical) (Populated Place) Maricopa County, AZ 1.6 mi. E 2211  Horse Mesa Dam 
Lewis and Pranty Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 1.6 mi. E   Pinyon Mountain 
Hells Hole Spring (Spring) Maricopa County, AZ 2.4 mi. SW 1949  Horse Mesa Dam 
Black Cross Butte (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 2.6 mi. N 3340  Horse Mesa Dam 
Peters Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 2.6 mi. W   Weavers Needle 
Mesquite Flat (Flat) Maricopa County, AZ 2.5 mi. W 1906  Mormon Flat Dam 
Walls of Bronze (Cliff) Maricopa County, AZ 3.1 mi. N 2100  Horse Mesa Dam 
Horse Mesa (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 3.1 mi. NE 4088  Horse Mesa Dam 
Coronado Summit (historical) (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 2.8 mi. E 3694  Horse Mesa Dam 
Fish Creek Peak (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 2.8 mi. E 3694  Horse Mesa Dam 
Barranca Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 3.2 mi. N   Pinyon Mountain 
Fish Creek Canyon (Valley) Maricopa County, AZ 3.2 mi. N   Pinyon Mountain 
Fish Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 3.2 mi. N   Pinyon Mountain 
Tortilla Ranch (Locale) Maricopa County, AZ 3.1 mi. SE 3074  Weavers Needle 
Mesquite Creek (Stream) Maricopa County, AZ 2.9 mi. W   Horse Mesa Dam 
Tortilla Mountain (Summit) Maricopa County, AZ 3.6 mi. S 4892  Weavers Needle 


Taxon Links for species Galactia wrightii  A. Gray

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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